Spotlight on Faculty

June 29, 2013

Spotlight on Faculty: Ines Buchli

Acting-Directing Professor Ines Buchli’s production of Patricia Gruben’s new play The Secret Doctrine is being mounted from Tuesday to Saturday (July 2 to 6) at Simon Fraser University Woodward’s Theatre in Vancouver, BC. The play deals with an investigation into 19th-century occultist Helena Blavatsky, played by Vancouver actor Gabrielle Rose (pictured).


Eric Armstrong
March 18, 2013

Eric Armstrong: Dialect Coaching on “Arigato, Tokyo”

Eric Armstrong, who teaches voice, speech, accents and text in the BFA and MFA Acting programs, works in the field of accent and dialect design for Theatre, Film and Television. He shares his process on Buddies in Bad Times current production of Daniel MacIvor’s new play, Arigato, Tokyo.


Judith Rudakoff
February 11, 2013

Judith Rudakoff: Dramaturging Performance Outside the Box

Judith has worked as a dramaturg for conventional forms of theatre as well as genre-defying performance events. In this article, she discusses what a dramaturg does and gives some insight into her recent work with transgender performance artist Nina Arsenault.


Erika Batdorf
February 10, 2013

Erika Batdorf: studying Toepeng dance in Bali

Faculty member and movement specialist Erika Batdorf updates us on her sabbatical experiences in Bali, where this month she’s been studying a dance form called Topeng.


September 22, 2012

Spotlight on New Faculty: Ian Garrett

New Production/Design faculty member Ian Garrett takes a moment to answer our questions about his creative work and research, his return to teaching and what the future might hold for him here at York


August 28, 2012

Spotlight on Faculty: Gwen Dobie

Gwen Dobie is an Associate Professor in York University’s Fine Arts Program in the Faculty of Theatre. Her focus is as a teacher in the Acting area.